people on river in a kayak and on a paddle board
Online presence ranged from prominent to nonexistent, and prices charged for comparable services offered by different tour companies varied by as much as 400 percent.
People on a Quest look out over the ocean
The 2019-20 edition of the popular "Oregon Coast Quests Book" is now available. It features 28 clue-directed hunts in Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln, Lane, Coos, Curry and Benton counties.
plastic trash on beach
Researchers at Portland State University have found what they think are tiny plastic fibers in about 120 Pacific oysters from the Oregon coast.
Anika Sarkar
Interns interview employees, study the lifecycles of products, and tour manufacturing and processing facilities
salt marsh
Study found that the rate at which the ocean rose impacted the rate at which sediment accumulated
People kayak on coast
Oregon Sea Grant's Miles Phillips helped create trainings for tour guides and employees
fisherman with crab
Over 1,200 people have participated in tours in Newport, Warrenton and Garibaldi since 2014
A cat participates in a training class at Oregon State University.
61 percent of 103 veterinary professionals said they do not talk about discarding pet care products and medicines
Flaxen Conway and Ted Strub next to a computer
Website predicts wave height, salinity, surface currents and other sea conditions
oysters on the half shell
NOAA's Sea Grant program provides $725,000 in funding
Chris Langdon, an aquaculture researcher at Oregon State University, shows off the patented strain of Palmaria mollis that he developed.
Flat, mesh panels – a new technique – will be used to farm the seaweed
OSU's Pacific Storm ship
With funding from Oregon Sea Grant, students are learning to collect plankton and sediment, track whales and detect green sturgeons